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SFGTV2
Sep 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
are first before you can solve it. >> all right thank you sir. mr. yee. >> he is absolutely right. there are different categories of homeless individuals and families. i spent 20 years running an organization which we had programs in the tender loin and we actually served a lot of homeless families and many of the families what do they want? a home for the kids. they want jobs and child care. those are the things we're talking about and justifying the needs. there are many others but not the vast majority. the vast majority of the people that want to get out of the homelessness. there is a small percentage of people that were veterans which is true but what happened we got rid of mental health services and that's what happened. once we started getting rid of mental health services we saw increase of people on the street that seemed to need a lot more help. >> thank you. >> there is a wide range, a wide spectrum of the reasons people end up on the street to schizophrenia individuals to destiewt individuals and peel who are optunistic about it and have hotels or other parts of
SFGTV2
Oct 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
on the books. >> all right. thank you sir. mr. yee. >> i also have a similar personal attitude about pedestrian safety. maybe some of you remember six years ago in the niewmp newspaper for several days i got hit by a car crossing the street and crushed my neck and was in the hospital and almost died so this issue is near and dear to me, so the 19th avenue is a unique situation. unfortunately it's controlled by caltrans i think, but here are three things we suggest that we do if we had control over it. number one, increase the yellow light to one or two seconds that would help a lot and versus when they cross the street and running the red light. number two, this might not be as popular but i would fight like crazy to get the over pass pedestrians to go over than rather than going through the traffic, and number three i agree we need to enforce the existing laws for traffic. >> all right. thank you. >> 19th avenue is indeed a state route that means real coordination between the city and caltrans. supervisor else berd appointed me to that committee years ago and i am pleaded -- i a
SFGTV
Oct 1, 2012 11:30am PDT
project and i support it. >> thank you sir. mr. yee. >> here are my two criterias when it comes to housing. i believe in reasonable growth and i believe in healthy robust community process, so here we are. we just developed something in our district on ocean avenue and we had a healthy discussion around the avalon development. broke ground. no protests. people agreed on it. felix circle we had a healthy discussion and we will have additional housing there too. i was just up on crest mount drive. there is controversy over there whether this is reasonable or not and i don't think the developer who is have presented the project is reasonable, but the neighbors in seem to be reasonable because they weren't saying "don't build anything". they said "let's scale down the development somewhat" so i support those notions of reasonable growth, community process and i do support proposition c for affordable housing funds. >> thank you sir. >> well, there is some room for increased density but let's face it. this is a finite 49 square miles and that defines san francisco. i am n
CBS
Oct 25, 2012 11:00pm PDT
night. cbs 5 reporter linda yee is there keeping an eye on things, should anything change. demonstrators told her, though, that they don't want a repeat of last year's violence. >>> we've also learned that the chp will be taking to the streets of oakland to help the stretched police department. officers will be deployed starting next week to boost patrols in high-crime areas and help with traffic enforcement. a similar enforcement is planned for stockton. >>> a bay area mom got quite a surprise when she tried to pick up her six-year-old son from school. the boy, who is autistic, wasn't there, and nobody knew where he was. the remarkable route he took to get where he got. >> i could have been working on my son's obituary today. that cannot happen. it is not acceptable. >> reporter: on tuesday afternoon, the six-year-old was attending an after-school program in hayward. >>> his mother came to pick him up just after 5 p.m. and made the horrifying discovery. >> the police were not killed until they realized that he was missing and he was not on the campus. >> reporter: a half dozen police of
FOX
Oct 17, 2012 7:00am PDT
to young people serving life sentences without parole. it's yee's second appearance on the show. last year he sat down with dr. phil and required children under 18 to wear helmets. >> there is a battle over skateboarding in laguna beach. state law requires -- state law requires helmets. >>> los angeles may follow the lead of san francisco and oakland. yesterday, an l.a. city council committee gave the okay to start taking kids from companies to handle the i.d. program. the supporters will give access to banking services. critics are saying that will just make it easier for immigration laws to be violated. the city council still has to give final approval. >>> the shooting attack is under investigation this morning. it happened at the peace arch crossing between the united states and canada yesterday afternoon. investigators say a man driving a van with washington state license plates shot the border patrol agent in her booth and then he killed himself. >>> property crimes were up 11% from last year. it's the first year-to-year increase for violent crimes since 1993. the information comes f
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